Assemble Papers Issue 9, ‘Radical Family’, is now available all across Melbourne! (Keep your eyes peeled as we continue to add more locations in Melbourne, Sydney and other select locations across Australia.)
Reporting from a year of action and change, ‘Radical Family’ explores a generous, expanded notion of family, looking at how we actually live in order to propose better housing, architecture and cities. AP#9: Radical Family includes words, ideas and provocations from Naomi Stead, Timothy Moore, Bree Trevena, Paola Balla, Bhenji Ra, and many others.
Get down to one of our many stockists to grab your free copy of Issue 9. If you’re unable to reach any of our listed locations but would still love to read the latest print edition, please send a prepaid/stamped self-addressed envelope to: c/o Assemble Papers, 150 Langridge Street, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia 3066. We’ll direct a copy straight into your letterbox.
Six years after co-founding Assemble, Pino Demaio has decided to resign from his role as Director. Pino remains focused on his strategic design practice, Local Peoples, and his editorial interests through Matters Journal
Australians Laura Castagnini and Megan Wong moved to London four years ago to pursue their passions: contemporary art and political activism. Between feminist art history and human rights law, this is a couple whose shared life is dedicated to shifting culture. We visit their home in Camberwell, close to radical art spaces, farmers' markets and tiny green parks
At the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale, no less than three national pavilions examine the walls around nation-states. How complicit is architecture in separating us from each other? Our resident wall critic Amelyn Ng reflects on the architecture of isolationism, and the geopolitics of walls